Wisconsin lawmaker introduces bill scaling back locals' sand mine, blasting regulations

  • Article by: TODD RICHMOND , Associated Press
  • Updated: October 17, 2013 - 7:25 PM

MADISON, Wis. — A Republican lawmaker is pushing a new bill that would make life easier for mining operations by scaling back local governments' mechanisms for regulating sand mines, barring local blasting regulations and prohibiting upfront payments for using roads.

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